I want to decide my future and live my life
Girls from Syria who have fled to Lebanon are learning about their rights so they can take control of their futures.
11 years old and next in line for marriage
Amal, 11, is a Syrian refugee living in Lebanon. She was due to get married to ease the burden felt by her mother. However, thanks to Plan International’s support centre, she is no longer getting married and is looking forward to a positive future.
Girl calls for equal representation in advertising
On the International Day of the Girl 2019, Rasha, 23, headed to the offices of Leo Burnett, a global advertising agency, and stepped into the shoes of its creative director to call for the equal representation of girls and women.
The changing face of fatherhood in the Middle East
Adnan and Abu are proud to share the household workload with their wives. They are an example of changing gender norms in the Middle East that will pave the way for equality.
Supporting girls to take control of their lives
In south Lebanon, girls are learning about their rights so they can make informed decisions about their lives and bodies.
Life skills give hope to refugee girls
Despite high levels of child marriage and child labour among refugee communities in Lebanon, Kholud, 10, is looking forward to a positive future thanks to life skills training.
Refugee women prevent violence in Lebanon
Women in Lebanese refugee camps are raising awareness about the effects of violence and are helping survivors of abuse get support following training from Plan International and the International Medical Corps.